Careers/CEL

The Careers office and

Centre for Enhanced Learning (CEL)

is situated in the main administration block.

A range of wrap-around student services are offered.

  • Careers counselling and mentoring
  • BOP Trades Academy enrolments and queries
  • Gateway Programme inquiries, enrolments
  • STAR course arrangements and/or delivery
  • Prefect hui
  • Quiet space for those doing online programmes or surveys
  • In Hindsight Mentoring – matching a student with an expert to talk through videoconferencing about certain occupational choices (as determined)
  • Get information about developing a CV or cover letter, setting SMART goals or finding out about how to get your drivers license.
  • Mock job interviews- job interview preparation
  • Scholarship information.

 

Careers Advice and Guidance

Dr Caterina Murphy is available to assist all students with career development by appointment in the CEL. Parents are warmly welcomed to participate in any sessions.

3048211 ext 742

cmu@edgecumbecollege.school.nz

Year 13 students are given a Careers Counselling appointment through their Kaiaarahi. Further appointments are available at any time.

 

Join the Careers Google Classroom

Here students will find a range of information relating to developing their own career pathway. Join the classroom with the code 3yn370 and go to the left-hand side menu, scroll down and explore. There are a range of videos, tips, ideas, updates and websites for you to investigate.

Career Portfolio

Each year from year 9, students are given a career portfolio to complete during whanau ako. Parents are invited to view this when they come to school. Kaiaarahi will also sight and sign your portfolio every term.  Student Career Portfolios are integral to career development thinking and deciding processes.

 

Careers Resources

http://www.careers.govt.nz

http://www.youthguarantee.net.nz/vocational-pathways

http://www.studylink.govt.nz

http://www.schoolleaver.nz

 

StudyLink Information for Leavers

Students thinking about further study after they leave school have a lot of decisions to make. StudyLink’s website is a great place to visit to get you thinking about what it will cost to live and study. StudyLink can help you work out if study is right for you and how you’ll support yourself. We recommend students sign up to receive emails from StudyLink so that they don’t miss out on vital updates.

 

Scholarship Information:

Available at the CEL or through https://www.universitiesnz.ac.nz/scholarships